Merial is a manufacturer of Nexgard, while Merck makes Bravecto; both are in the same chemical family. These treatments kill fleas and ticks by creating uncontrollable activity in their nerve systems. People have a lot of doubts regarding these two. This is why we have this blog to assist you in determining whether any of these products is right for your dog.
Nexgard and Bravecto both treat fleas and ticks using a pesticide from the same “laners” family. Nexgard uses Afoxoflaner, which eliminates all fleas in 24 hours. Fluralaner is used by Bravecto, which kills fleas in as little as 2 hours. For up to 8 weeks, Bravecto kills a variety of ticks, including the lone star tick.
Which dogs can take it?
Dogs must be at least 8 weeks old and weigh at least 4 pounds to be considered for Nexgard.
Dogs must be at least 6 months old and weigh at least 4.4 pounds to be considered for Bravecto.